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20 Famous Quotes About Success


Every day we need powerful motivation to push us through tough times in life. A few inspirational words to read daily can shift our focus from seeing challenges to finding opportunities.

In this article, you will read 20 inspirational quotes about success and achievement by many famous people around the world. Get inspired and go through your day confidently and successfully.

Quotes About Success

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

1. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

2. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin

3. “Success is a journey, not a destination.” – Arthur Ashe

4. “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” – Zig Ziglar


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5. “Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition, you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.” – Orison Swett Marden

6. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” – Bobby Unser

7. “Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” – Virat Kohli

8. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.” – John C. Maxwell

9. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh


10. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden

11. “Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.” – Brian Tracy

12. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

13. “Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” – Vaibhav Shah


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14. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

15. “Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.” – Calvin Coolidge

16. “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” – John Wooden

17. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking

18. “Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” – Napoleon Hill


19. “You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” – Lou Holtz

20. “Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” – Shiv Khera

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  1. If I get to the end of my life and God is pleased with me, I have succeeded, whatever the opinions of others. If I receive accolades from all over the world and haven’t done what He called me to do, I am a failure.

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